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Array .:   ������������������/.L::--; ":������:-A  y  /'-  *1  A -Journal Devoted Especially* to the Interests of Comox District.  V,c--gBlft,g"  ssae  The News, Seventeenth Year,  CUMBERLAND   B. C,   TUESDAY,   AUG. 4.  1908  Subscription #2.00 a Year.  'V.  Special for this week 25 per cent, off  on all Straw arid Summer Mats.  JUST RECEIVED---.       -  A line of new and latest in Stiff  Hats, light and dark colored felts.  Large Assortment of CAPS.  Simon Leiser  ���������^~&Go;rkt&;i   CUMBERLAND.  -_--=____  1 ���������������*  I JUST A LITTLE REMINDER  "LEST YOU FORGET."  intwoniffip-t-^  That we are  Headquarters    for   Unbleums.   Carpet  ���������8    Squares, Rugs, Beds, Springs and Mattresses.    Vour  In-  *|  ������!   spection and orders are hereby solipted aud will, be   high,  ly appreciated.  For Every Home  ���������By Purchasing au���������  Edison r Phonograph  1000 Be6ords in Stook  for you to choose from. ..  ��������� ���������%���������������*���������������), ��������� 1  GEM PHONOGRAPH. ���������..  STANDARD PHONOGRAPH  HOME PHONOGRAPH...  a m a ������������������������������������������������������������  ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������   ami  $16 50  3*������ 50  45 00  We .sell the Phonograph and Records  -&FWSSIW  ^tV^rwm^w^Si*tWm^w^tiWrBFW^ol^~MU oyer  the world. We are -sole agents (orCum  berland and District. Records are sold  at40 c. each. CA8H ONLY  THE  JVlAGflET  CASH  STO^E.  T.E.BATE,  BtWttWI*t___W  The Right Price  Furniture Store.  J.H.COLLINS   I  i  MEN'S LADIES and CHILDREN'S  BOOTS & SHOES  VARIOUS STYLES and SIZES  Groceries S^^frri'VSS Groceries  Special attention paid to the Quality of our Goods.  Dunsmuir Ave.  CAMPBELL BROS.,  The summer is here now and everyone needs  something new and showy in the line of shoes.  On all Men's and Women's Shoes we will allow  25 per cent, discount for cash; and on Children's  Shoes 10 per cent. This offer will only last during July, so everyone should take advantage of  these grand bargains. Our stock is the only brand  new stock in Comox District and therefore the  quality is guaranteed.  J     IV     PI _-��������������� I   P-ffc Fl     Dunsmmr Avonne,  ,   11.  1 lV_--<l--*/V/l_/,0UMBE_ir.AND,--.C.  in great need. Calgary, Nelnon  and other town, have commented  preparations for rushing supplies  and relief generally to the stricken  di8trict������--The-Ei������mier-wired--that  the government would render every assistance to the suffer?.! by  the fire.  Pernio is Wiped  Out by Fire.  Population  Homeless,  Scores Perish in  Flames.  J. McPHEE & SONS.  Cool Drinks  For Hot Weather.  Eiffel Tower Lemonade  Raspberry Vinegar  Monserrat Lime Juice.  Raspberry, Vanilla, Pineapple, 8arM������j.,irllla, etc,   Soda Wator Bull*.   XW ?>*������ y<wr order witli oi now for the BK8T PRESET! VWG PKACUES-Fint Consignment thi. Week.  Disaster Overwhelms  Crow's   Nest   Town  and Threatens Whole  Valley.  Hosmci in Serious Danger  tastrophe Unpavalled iu the  History of the Province  Rescue   Parties  Missing.  Ca-  of bridges and the blocking of  ronds is making the work of affording relief to those in immediate dauger very'difficult. Where  there are streams that carry a ny  The Automobile Question  A.   Situation   Where   Jealousy  Reigns, or a Common Sense  Talk on the  Automobile Question.  Mr. Editor:���������In your paper for  the past f<aw weeks ham*, beeu  articles pertaining to tho ������������������automobile nuisance," as it has been  called in theee articles, but which  in common sense talk would bo  bettor known as the modern and  up to dato way of travel for thoso  ly paper  to be placed  before tha  general and more sensible  public  to  be  laughed   at their leisure.  Hjjjrjes._Ukt_h*anian_beiiig3,-���������afr-  amount of timber  along  their t w*l0 mQ flt to enjoy the improve-  J. McPHEE & SONS,  a        Duiumuu Avenue CtitnberUnd, B. C.       t  Rex ford, Mont., Aug., a.���������  Ilehiud a pall of imoke und  flames which flings its banners  over hundreds of miles of burning territory, the inhabitant*) of  the country around Fcmie, 11. 0  are battling for their lives.  News as yet is of the iuohi  fragmentary nature, and it ia difficult to arrive at any adequate  idea ot tite real extent ot tiie appalling disaster which lias over  taken thousands of people uow  fleeing in eveiy direction, homeless aud destitute.  A disjointed communication  has just been established with  the bunted district surrounding  the ill-fated town of Pernio. Hun  dmli of mesaa^Ci are piling np  la the local office from those on  tltc outjidc dcaiADdiuK iuforou  as to the fate ot friends and re!������*  tiws in the burned district, and  every effort is being made to get  thc������c to their destination. Tlic  niitfet met- ol tbe telegram which  have come this way from Fcrnu*  and the surrounding c-nmtliy arc-  to the effect that several hnn  dretlsof square miles art- 1-einj*  I burned over and the de-uniai >n  course, the fire is sweeping with  lightening speed, aud several rescue parties which went out earlier in the day have not been again heard of. It is thought that  the list of fatalities will be large,  as there are several small towns  in the track of the wind which is  blowing strong to the north. The  fire is beyond nud on both sides  of Hosmer,  First    News    From  Stricken  Ferine.  Fornie, Aug., 2,-There ia little  led of Fornie now, only four or fire  isolated houio-i, tin Crow's Net!  Pass Ooal Company's office and  the Western Canada's whohwal-?  grocory wsrohoum?, aro standing  amid smouldering ruins of what  was a pfonperous ci'y. Tho people  oi that city aro moving out to the  prairie, the open country in ������hnt  district protecting tbem from tht*  flames Tho Are is Mill region  flu-only in tbe direction of Michel  and it Is feared tbat tbe town is  doomed.  Ii *��������� iui|MM������iu<e tw t������uuui������ tiie  -,������-��������������� ol lik, 'ill* U-tAib totfti as Ut  as was known this afternoon in thii  oily reaebtt 100, bnt many people  are missing and it is feared that  ��������� V...  t, , .       I       ......    1 i  V.    ,1 .    .  *,-.,-# j     ...J.,.*.    WVvU  V*.**^****   .���������*.     <*������M*      ������V*  of flames which seems to bave iwept  the whole Klk Valley.  It was not till late this afternoon  thst telegraph communieatlon was  restored wltb outside plaeeo. This  win bat been dltpatebed via tbe  Weitcrn Union line which opemtst  over tht Ureal Konhern io Resford  TbeC. T. U. wires bar* hem burn*  ������d down.  Premier Nell ride, at Victoria,  h*a tWn wirari hj Mr, IVBN  M.UA^ihatawMUnceit urgently  iimled lor the ihotttanda w>n������  hurt be#w ieit������t������r������i h*w*j*k**, ���������wl  ii,ny <������! iWtm rleni ale. rive  tliou-taiir), lit *>lal������'#, ������tt) i.-.if will. ,  (Mitebwlkr nnd many t*l  tl***.; arc!  inouts of the world as they come.  Tho horse ns a wny of conveyance  has been in uso for many years,  and like many others of nature's  furniahing's must hnve a time to  lay aside its burden and givo up  to tho rapid progress of man's inventions. Tho Automobile is in  the world and here to stay until  man or somo unknown power do*  velops a more modern and onjoy-  nlilo way of travel for human  beings.  Tho talk that has boon given  the public, time and again,  through th* colume of your paper  on (his question, aro bnt idlo and  jealous thoughts of thono who  could well enjoy the same privileges, but instead, hoard their  money for what they do not know;  and then in their jealous rage give  vent to their Ming* lit the week-  times become frightened, and did  so long before the automobile wa*  thought of. Now that it is hero  it ts like the first steam   train;  ���������which years before made its first  appearance at that timo, is there  auy history of this foolish talk of!  letting them run on certain days,  or did the general public agree,  that it was for thoir benefit to let  them have the liberty they wit hod  to have with them) Now tho-  question arises do tho people of  this vicinity wish to hold back tho  progress of their country or Iiojio  for its advancement, as ie looked  for iu any sensible community}  The auto, as we know, is hero iu  Binnll numbers, aud I feel tliat tlio  people of this section will agreo  with me, let them come in groat or  numbers and also that thoy may  enjoy tho liberties they havo al-  way*) had when driving the beaut  of burden. Now I hope that after  hearing the other sido of thin  question there will be no more of  this foolish talk in our vicinity.  As a last word, I feel that it ia  timo that tho people of this community would awake to tho fact  that they are living in tbe 20th.  century and not iu tho days of  Adam and Eve.  (Sifted) "Cuddy."  A liberal meeting is called al  P, P. Harrison's otttoe,, for next  Friday evening, At-tguit 7th 10081  A good attendance it requested  P. P. HarrUon Swy,  RANCH  FOR SALE  Ranch on the Boy Road of  87 ACRES, 7 of which are  cleared; 4 room house ft barn  mm^mmmm^mm^mmmmmm^^mm^m^mmmmi^^mmmammmm^^mmmmmmmmmwmmmmammmmmmmmmm  PRICE    $2,000  CNOuroE or P. P. HARRISON.  BARRISTER AT LAW  CUMBERLAND THR  NEWS,  CUMBERLAND, BRITISHCOLUMBIA  ThB Cmteland Bew8  ���������Issued Every   Tuesday by the  Comox   &   Cumberland  Publishing Company.  This paper will not hold itself,  ������������������espfnisiblu fur the opinions of others, as may appear in its columns  from timo l<j time.  TUESDAY,    AUG.   4,   1OO8  Competition.  Tho saying i������ "competition is  the lifo of trade,"-:a'nd-'this saying  is true, or it would not have endured so long. If it were not for  co.npotition we should be living  in the woods';n a state of savag-  e*y. Ages ago all men and  women led the simple life.  Th *ir chief vocation was idleness.  "When tho weather was hot the  mau eat in tho shade; as the sunshine crept to him he moved into  thu shade again. In winter he  reversed the process. When our  savage ancestor felt a pain in his  stjmach, bis simple instinct showed him that if he put things in  hia mouth and swallowed them  th j pain in the- stomach- would  leave. This low browed man's  whole object in life was to keep  from having those hunger pains,  anTTlI'3^Tn3nnior^  was in hustling for food and in  protecting his food from the other  savages. One day a man observed  thnt Uie beasts lived oh each other,  bo ho conceived tiie idea that it  would be good for him to live on  oth**/'' animals. That it would be  eswtar titan digging roots and  gathering herbs, so this man  caught nnd ato elpw-moving ani-  nuiU. do used a club to do tho  killing. Along about here competition began, for another mat  learned to throw,a club and lcil  his game. Then anothor coin-  poll tor discovered that a round  stone was a more effective weapon  than a club. These hairy . forbears of ours lived in caves until  tlio competition led up to the  building of huts, One day  ���������savage discovorod thnt while the  (���������kins of animals were hard to eat,  the)* ti������ vertholesu made a good  body ct vorlug. Another discov*  1'ii'd that if the skins were tied n-  *bout him it left his arms free to  act, This man was the iiigt tailor. Ho punched 'holes in ' the  akin r,n I tied the rude gmment to*  gethei with i-trips of skin. This  ii Kt tuilor wus quite uu important  mm among Iii* follows on ac  coun- ������jf hit-, great dincovery, Some  of tlit"e wild men were fleet of  I ***i and ImiI w,������i| iio wlojHid ennui g. Tbey bicimif export hun*  ���������������*���������;���������. Oti Mi������ ,'tlu*r hand wmo of  the l"s* notWa, hy tin, law of com*  pem-atbn, hecume mora e:\riort  tailoif; wtrado was formed.   The  and the tailor, while the tailor  made clothes for both of them. In  these days the woodsman lived ou  animals and the plains man on ve  getables mostly. Soothe woodsman traded akin clothing with the  plainsman for grains aud herbs,  and this marked the birth of commerce. -Then dugouts and canoes  wore built, and thus our ancestors  crossed lakes and seas aud developed maritime commerce. From  away buck in those dark ages up  to the present time competition  has stimulated mankind and spurred him ou towards better conditions. The whole human race lias  benefitted by this improvement  which competition has brought  about, Iu the matter of compe  tition we must early learu not to  worry over competition, but to derive as much'good'from it as possible, if a competitor doeSiSomo  1 lung more than you do, do   not  NOTICE is hereby given that 90 days  after date, I intend to apply to the Hon.  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  tor a licence to prospect for coal aud petroleum under the foroshoro and undor  the lands covered by "crater opposite the  foreshore of Denman Island, Comox District, B. G., and described aa follows:���������  Commencing at (he e-outli aatt corner post  of the north east fractional quarter ot section 4, Denm-tu M-ind, Britith Columbln*  chei eotcuth 80 chains; thenee east 80  chain.; thenoe north 70 ohaioa, more or  !e.������, to the high wa'.er mark; theuoe tol-  lo-viug the sinuosities ot the foieshoro to  poiut It commenoement; containing WO  acres, moro or less.  Dated Deuman Island, B.C., July 80, '88  K. KAWAMURA,  K. Koto, Agent  NOTICE is hereby -jlven that 30 (Jays  after date I intend to apply to the Ohio"  Commissioner of Lands and works for a  liuenco to prospect, for coal and petroleum under the foreshore and under the  lands covered by water opposite the foie-  sbore i>f DeDman Island, Comox District,  B. C. nnd" described as follows:���������-Coiii-  mqucingat tho ei*u .h-o^st ctrnt-r poat of  tbe unrth-e*.st froeU-uul quarter: ���������jf, section 4, Deuman Island, Biitiab Columbia,  thence south ��������� - ,45; . ohains; ,.,theuce  webt 80 cbaini>; theuoe north 80 oliuiDB,  tbenee following the sinuosities of the  S.NAKANO.  K, Koto, Agent  NOTICE is her* py given that 80 days  after date, I intend to apply to the Hon.  Chief Oornmistioner of Lands and Works  for a li enco to prospect for coal and petroleum uuder the foreshore and under  tbe lands cove; ed by water opposite Uie  foreshore of Daunum Island, Comox Dis  trict, B. C, and described as follows:���������  Commencing at the north-west comer of  S. ���������������������������''Nakat'o's clu n.,.- thenoe south 70  chains; thenco vest 80 chain**; thence  north 80 chain*; tbjuce eist 69 chnin*.  TOyre'orii-^theaoe-following^hejitvniis-  itiesoftho foreshore to point of commencement; containing 640 acres, more  orless,        ,  Dated, Denman Island, B. C, July 80, '08  K.KOTO.  , . , .   ���������      i,   - ,.���������.���������      .   .     foreshore to point  of  commencement;  kick or protest,   out   lump   into       . . .    ,..���������,���������,.��������� ,���������rt������������������ .la���������  r . ? J      tr containing 6*10 aores, more or less.  the band wagon aud  do the thing Dated, Denman Island, B.C., July 30, *08  as well or better than he does it.  Price cutting, is the simplest  and most common phase of competition, but a better way to get  advantage over your competitors  ia to improve your business by  cutting oi? wastes and leaks, and  reducing nxed and fancy charges  sd you can give your customers  more quality and more quantity  'foTttarmoneyr������������������In-propor-tion���������a*i.  yon increase the vahu you give  for a dollar, just so you will find  it easier to get the dollar. Do  not regard competition as hurtful  to your business, but rather look  upon it as a pace-maker for you.  If you had ten exports working  for you studying how to improve  your business you would cert-gin)-,  get benefit from it, but probably  not enough benefit to off out the  great cost of hiring these ton ox-  parts. On the other hand, if yon  have ten competitors who are sit-  ting up nights studying how tu  improve their business, you can  get the benefit of their experience  without it costing you unything,  The world is big aiid there is  room for all, but old compensation says the prizes aro given to  tiie fittest, . lf you are a laggard,  if you are on the offensive instead  of on the aggressive, get busy,  aake up, do it now,���������Blade.  9sMm  ^m^EmmmmmmiSsam  n������mm&*^iua*m '  Synopsis  of Canaui*.u  Homestead  Begulfi tone,  Any available Dominion Land** within  tbe Railway Belt in Britiah Culnmb'ii,  mny ho howaitteadrd hy nny purson win,  is tho sole head of n family, or any nml  o?������r IB yeara of age, to Iho extent ot oat  quarter soot ion of 100 screa. moru or Ion.  Kutry must be made porsoually nt the  looui land olllo* for the cUtrlot in which  tho liiinl W situate. Entry by prosy  may, liowowr, be mode on eeituln oo,,-  ihtii nf by the father, juothtT, mm, dituji  ter l>-otiiar or sitter uf and luU'iidii*--  bomn'teml-r,  Tho liuiiiwHtoadtt i, rt**uiteJ to pcrfom,  tlm i>i,in)itlou������ (,o,tia.... : t!it,rot������it),  MTid* r one of tho following pliiiis;  (1) At )<*a������t all montlm' rcmdinca upot,  Un; ter   kilh,d\3,,������7Kl7fo77������lmwlf | ������������d onltlviitloai o( the* land tn eaoh yaar  #������������������������������..  >wi     ���������.'������������������.nam    ff}( ||U,B0 y,ottr||  1   (Ul It Iho f-tbor (or mother, ir tho  taUterin OovJum.u/, ������. ,,..   '  .,'...!  fww-jii ,i .,(/.��������� ������ ,'j.jiu hi tl,c vh*i������*lty of the  lituJ fnt to I tor, ihe n vuiretneute ne to  .**ul<*in*������in������y beeetUfltd by luoh pertou  rosidl n with the father or mother.  (H) If.Hi i sotUer hwthis peimim i*t re  i fiiUtifv*   imp,-,.   .**....'...���������   I'lV-l    i,ii'i,ftt   tir  biro iii Ihe vicinity of (tie bomeitetd, thn  rtqu'rooi-ute m to reeidoDC* nay be ml-  Uflvd by rotiiJeoot upon the eakl land.  His months' notiee in writing skouiu  be fivea te Mm Oomoi������**]r>piir of Domin-  UnlA daa% Ottawa ol intention to apply for patent,  > ivmi -t'oal nteifir ri������hta nay be  | if Mtd for e pntod of t������������Biy^n������ >������������������������  ������t an aae*uir^tali*fll per-ter*. Jtot  nn,!-* th.u 1JM eeraa wtt-utf tie keaod It,  ���������>i.������ individual or oompuny, A royalty  *'������tfrat*of fi?# OMito |*r U.u thill bo  NOTI* E is hcrobv irivon tbat 30 days  after date, I intend to apply to the Hon.  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  for a licence to prospect for coal and petroleum under the foreshoro antl under  tho lands covered by water opposite the  foreshore of Deuman I.-lnud,Ctuux Die-  triot, B.C., nud deooribod as follon's.*---  ijomraonoing at the no th-oaet comer of  K. Koto's elttim;. thenoo west SUolmips;  tlieuce north 80 ohains; thenoe oust 65  chains, more or less, to high wuter mark;  tbenee following tho Binuuuities of the  foreshoie lo 'point of cuiiniouoometit;  oontniuing 640 uoret, more or teas,  Dated Deuman Island, 11,0. July 30, '08  MO CO KOTO  K, Koro, Ajfont.  TAKB NOTICK thut 60 daya ofior  date, I intend to apply to the lion,  Chief Commissioner of Lauds ntul Works  (or n lease ot tho foreshore ot Deuman  Island, B. C, described as follows:���������  Comraeooing ������t a poit plmitod at the  ���������outh-wout oornor of tho frauttonal uorth  u:i t ijimrtor ot ncotion 5, Dunmiit* Island,  B, 0*; tbenoo w<������t4(ioha<ni; thenoe north  40 ohains; thenoe east 27 oboiiiB more or  lefltsi to the high wntor murk; thonco foi  low iitf tlio riiiuoBillo'i of tlm forenhore  of .aid Deuuiitu I.lenil, to p It.t ot oom-  menoomont, coiit-lnlng 160 aorca moro or  Ie**i.  D.itod Deiunnn Inland, 11. 0, July 110, '08  B. NAKANO  K. Koto, Agent  NOTICK  Every Monday nml l'rlday I  will be in town to deliver Fresh  Untter nml nil kinds of Pruita  und everything in the Vegetable  line j nlso lmy nud grain, fresh  and good.  Ciuo Yuuk,  j>7 Stuidwick.  Union  Hotel  SJjJhAXTT^,.   C      ���������D^a.-^TIS,      "FstoinexBx,  English 4 x BUHTON always ou tap alt*o, tbo famous MILWAUKEE  BEERS-Anheoaer, Bohemian, Schlit*, Ao. "OLD GREY BEARD"  SCOTCH WHISKY. Best Wines and Liquors of all kinde.  Tbe JJoarding aad Lodging Department, under tbe immediato superintendence of Ure  Davis, will ba found Kirut cltwa iu every reepoot.  RATES,  el oo per day upwards.  SPECIALS   FOR PAY-DAY  AND WEEK FOLLOWIN'3  ItttllBHIitlBllfHIMIIll-M^  Twenty per cent, discount on   Morris Chiirs,  Fancy Parlor  Chairs, Carpet Squares, Writing Disks,   ButFetts and China  Cabinets.-���������! Ten per cent, on all other lines.  1ST These discounts are for CASH ONLY. ^8  -"���������tiraM^  |3KS^r J., H. COLLINS I  ftpiialt A Nanaimo By  BEEM MEER  The drink of strong men and healthy women.  UnionBreweryBeer  Drink  U. B. C. Bohemian  The UNION BREWING Co., Nanaimo B.C.  s. s. "Oity of,Nanaimo.'  vipTO"a*iA*--co-*MroaE     "-rotj-tej  Sail from Victoria Tuesday, *���������������. w for  Nanaimo, calling at Croftor. Kuper  and Thetis Jsl.mds when| fro,������������������ lit or  passengers offer.  Leaves Nanaimo Wednsday, 7 a. m.,  for Union Bay Comox 4nc way ports  Leaves Comox   Thursday   7 a. in., for  Union Bay Nanaimo and way ports.  Leaves Nanaimo   Friday, 7 a. m,, for  Union Bay Comox and way ports.  Leaves Comox Saturday,    7  a.m.,   for  Nanaimo and way perts.  S^ils from Nanaimo Saturda*,, 3 p.m., for  Victoria.  VANOOTTVBB - JXAh AIMO - LADY  ���������������MITB   BOUXE.  V' "i  ���������    ���������  8. S.     "JOAK."  Sails Irom   Vancouver for  Nunmo  daily, except Sundays, at   30 p.m.  Svils from   Nar.avmo  for   Van buvei  daily, except Sundays, at 7 a.m.  When In COurteny* Stay  The Courtenay Hote  Every convenience for guests.  The Oential Hotel for Sportsmen  None but the Best of \Vines and  Liquors  -it the Bar.  RATES REASONABLE  John Johnston,     Pro.  D. Hunden   AND-  c  H  O  I  C  E  S  T  in season at  D. HUNDEN'S  WHi*H"l"M-*H-'-r-r*������-H-H"r+*  1  "STAR*  1 Stable  1  ���������" Hayman & Maxwell...  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A.,  OlW-ttt't  AmUU<1 by tdttf GraduttM of (hi H������oti|*  olteil Uuirertdlici o( Unit liriuin aud Uu-  ad*. ���������  Mo-mriti, uin>������ u., u���������.iw.,  Piopoiiy emu it* of tW������ irra ������i h i*������c4*  ouikIiooI builJiimi,   titcniivii rttitatiH  graum ��������� gyro 4Horn,     <**il*t evrpi-.r^iu  APPLY TO HkAU MASTEU.  FOIl SALE-Twollorwtsnit  nlihf f���������r fHrm work nnd ono henry I  tu (i  whrul cm t.    A pply   Hitn- ti  l/������i*������r A Co.   Ud.  Ciiinhorlat.d  N.B.--Uuau������n>ii**ei nnlilicntlun ot Utla , ��������� ���������    ������������������ ��������� ���������,,������������������ 1, ,u, "..������������������,,'  ���������^������������������-^t,*^-.!-^ J 1^-^,1 f<>r.        U..'.-..o..m*l������r}ioH small.  P. PHILLIPS HARRISON  HnrrlJitor and Sotloltc r  and  Notary Publlo  tfonviiyuii'vlii'j  Oumberland    B. 0..  NSW YORK '  CLIPPER  It THI ������������������XIATMT  THEATRICAL * SHOW PAPER  IM THI WOULD.  ROOPifYiar.   Sli^i C-w, 18 Cfc  w*ri-n wEitKi,T.  8AWr������ti Copy Prii,  M������������HQb*..kMPUU.CO.(L������i>,  VAHCOirVEB-NA NAIM    . COM'. X  UNION.  "8. S. OueonOity" (C.P.B.)  LeiM V������noonver, Sunday, 7 pm. Ar  rivei at Nknal:no, Sund������y, 11 pi n,.  LetvM Nanaimo Monday, 3 a, m. Arrives at Union, Monday, 11 a. ru. Arrive  at Colons, M������L'day, 1 p. m.  Leave Comox, Monday, 7 p.m.   Arrive***  at Union, Mouday, 8 p. m.  Leave Union, Tuetday, 5a.m. Arrive  at������N^almot4rue*^������yt,a^y.30^a,m.       _.   L>;ayei Nanaimo, Tufwday, *t 1 j������. ra.  Arrive at Vftncouvor, Tuetilay, ������t 6 p,u,.  Calling at AV������v Forts v,ben {reigbt aud  paaMUgers offer. ' .  TIME TABLE  EFFECTIVE  October  1st, 1907,  ���������  NORTH BOUND���������Read  Tiwn  PaBioutfer Traiaa  Dally  Sunday  Statiout.    -  No.l  Sit.  No. 1  Viotoria,  Do. 0.00  De. 15C0  Kui.ol*.  0,04  .6.04  Sbawblgan,  10)7  10.15  ���������i        *>  10.82  18.18  Gobble Hill,  10.40  16,ao  Cowiohau,  10.48  1641  Kukiilah,  10,63  16.47  DnncanV,  11.00  16,68  Somraoi,  u.w  17 10  VVMtholmt,  11.18  17.SS  Chemainui,    y  11 32  17 35  Ladynnith,  11.67  17.65  South WelilHitoB,  12. IB  18.19  Nanaimo,  18.30  18.80  WclUugtoR,  Ar 12,53  Arl8 45  SOUTH BOUND-Read Up,  No, 2  No. 4  Victoria,  Ar, 12,06  18,65  Rumli,  13.03  18.61  Hhawuijan,  10,61  17.35  ii  10,18  17.80  Cobble Hill,  10.40  17.22  Oowlthan,  10,16  17,08  Kokhilab,  10,06  17 03  Donoao'i,  1002  10,68  Nom**no*,  IU7  10 43  Weitbolnm,  8 87  IB au  CbemaiMU-i,  ������,25  10 23  LNly.mitb,  Di, V.00  Di. 161*8  ii  Ar, 8.60  Ar. 15.48  Sontb W.lllogton,  8.S8  16,27  N-malmo,  8,16  18,15  Wellington,  Do. 8.00  Di. 15.00  Thcuirwd Mile sntl Commutation Tic  ken on sale, good ovei rail nnd iitau.er  'inei, at I wo snd one-half ctntu per mile.  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Our stock of Bond Papers, Envelopes,  Business Cards, Galling Cards, Flat Papers, Wedding Stationery, etc., is of the  highest quality, and as we have added  some of the newest and most up-to-date  faces in the type kingdom to our gjant, we  are in a splendid position to cater to your  wants. '"���������*"_.  Letter Heads, Bill Heads, Statements, Cards, Circulars, Pamphlets, in  fact anything in the line of Printing.  The  Cumberland  NEWS  Cumberland,      B. C.  ^  ***  --V  CmJ  *J-*$  i.  'a  I  X  s*  made evorytjoay oetiovo wat no'o only  fufated at tho story be told. Dut tbey  found out afterward It wee n solemn  ftcL Mattle, give us some more cof*  foe."  I  Thai abruptly recalled to PalrtJeld,  Mies UatUe atartod up.  ���������'Well, Will, It dooa soom as If tbat  was a duugetroua country to lire In,"  Mid alio.   ���������  -Ob. not so awful," told Red, "Joat  as many |t������oplr> die here aa they de  there. Tbls world's a dattfeftHi* plaeo  to live lu wherever you strike It, Mat*  Ue."  "That's so," aald sbe tboufblfulry,  "And now," aald Red, pushing back  his choir, "It's time I -got to work and  left you to de the boosework tiottfe*  tarbed."  "���������X'lint im- you go'og to So, \V\WT'  ������������������Pint plaee, thmrm'a feniM end  thliiu* to be tinkered np, I ere, I  suppose a millionaire like tne otittit ts  hire tho*** thing* done, but I'd here  qieaaloa of tbe mind If I oat around  doing nothing."  "I lure !xxs M-ar.Jfu; tt get tba  place lu good order for sonie time,'*  ���������MM Sliaa Sfattra, -but what with tht  n-tonoy I had to spend for this and  that, and not being able to get Mr.  Joyce to come hi for a day's work  when I wanted hint, Ife gone on until  ; there le a awod tleri) of WTirlr to ft"  "We'll wtwck It t'other wny roaod In  no time. Oot any tools hirer  "Out l������ tbe barn !��������� wluil'a left of  father's tooia. People hav������ l-orrowed  'out and torwet to return 'em, and  they're niNted or been lost nntll I'm  afraid there ain't many of 'em loft"  "Well, I'll ���������*���������*"���������*. ataee; lodiy mixeahoer,  and Inter an well ���������lurk up. Want any  help arnqnd tlio hower  ���������Thank yett, no, Writ."  -Ilwii I'm off."  It wne alia-***! wltb a teatfeg ef teeter thai Miss Mettle U*h������l*> him root  -mapped the sweat from bla brow, he*  betdlng tbo eluln pickets prono -on tba  prasa with thorough aatlsfsctfoa Yet  ho felt tlrod, for the day was already  hot with a motat and soaking mcoeat  beat, to which tbo platnaman was un*  accustomed. A threo-uuarter grown  aey passed by, loangbig on thn seat  of a fnrm wagou,  ������������������Hoyl** hailed Red. Tho boy stopped  nnd tutrnod slowly around.  "Yea, air," be ruurwored courteously  enough.  "Wnnt o Jobr aald Red.  "Well, I dtrono," replied tno boy,  no waa much astonished at tbo ap*  poaranco of bla liitctrogator, and he  was a cautions New Bngiimd boy to  boot  "Tou don't knowr rotortod Bed.  "Well," with aome saroiam, "d'ye enir>  pooo 1 could and out at tbo poatofllcof'  The boy looked at Rod, with a twinkle In hia eyo and a comical drawing  ef bte long mouth-  "I calc'lhte If you cud flu' oat any*  Tferee 'twould be there." aald he,  Red laughed. Ue bad noticed tbo  busy poetiulatroes rushing out of her  store to waylay any ono likely lo hnve  Information on any subject, -a atream  of questlona proceeding from bor  Uiiuii^b I be <JfX,r.  ���������flay, yon trot anything carrtrnliir  to dot"  "No, artr* leaatwaya th'aln't no borry  about It."  "Can I buy stuff to moko i fence  with nronnd heror  "IV**, alt, Ui. T,cLUmvi9->* ffst nil  klnda of bulMIn' ii*aterial at bla store  -two mile over yiiiiiler," pointing with  tbe whip.  "You drive over there for me and  get wmo-Joat like this boi*e--plckcta  aod poet* and whatever you call them  long plrree, and III make It Hffbt wfth  you."  "Yea, sir.  Bow much will I getT  "Oh, tell blsa to All tbe wagon up  with It, and I'll lend back what I  don't want liustla, now, like a >food  boy; I want to get abut of tttto Job;  f liked It better bafor* I twawnV*  Wbeo his M-wury bed eeeeeet oe  tho joornfj- at a faster gait than Red  would bave given Mm credit ror tbe  architect atiode down te the Meek-  omttb'a abop. There was a larger  crowd the* etuat are-sad tbe toree.  oa tbe advent of the ���������trenewr bad an*  Into the wind, aod'the village'Vulcan  was a person wbo not only looked the  whole world In the face, but no one.  tt the maiden ladies of Fairfield could'  have excelled bis interest in looking  the whole world as much in the inside  pocket as possible. The b'ladumltb  was esapbaticolly a man of pmtp, as  well as a luurdwortthig, God fearing  man. *    .  "Say, there he comes now, Mr. Tut  tier cried one of the toungera, and  nudged the smith to look.  "Well, let htm coaaeT ntorted tee  smith testily, jamming; a shoe la the  Are with unnecessary force; as a matter of fact bo was omboi-rassed. The  loungers huddled together tor moral  support oa tbo big cowman loomed  through tho doorway. ���������  "Good moraing, frlendsr sold >e,  "Good morntng, Ulrl". -refilled the  blacksmith, rubbing his bands oa bit  apron.   "Nice day, sir."  "For the sake of good -*eaowshh> IV  say -yes' to that," nevooOed Bed, "tat  If yoa want my hotaest opinion on the  subject Wa d-n hot",  ( "Tin that" assented the smith, aad  a silence followed.  "Say, who's your crack feats buUoV  er around hero," asked Red���������"the mm*  that can make two pickets grow where  only one grew before and do it so easy  that if s a pleasure to sit and look at  blnir  ] "Royt' Inquired the smith, oot precisely getting' the meaning of the address.  "Why, I've got a fence to bufld," e*c-  claimed Red, "and now I want aome  help���������want lt so bad I'll produce to the  extent of three ft day and call It a day  from now till 8 o'clock. Any tokens.  here? Make your bets while tbe little  ball rolls." ���������J  The loungers understood tbe **eaeral  drift of this and pricked np their ears,  as did tbe blacksmith. "Guess one of  tho boys will help you," Bald the latter.  "Well, who's it?" asked Bod, glancing at the circle of faces. ��������� Three dollars a (lay was enormous wages tn  that part of the country. Nobody  knew Just what to say. n     :  "Oh, well," criod Bed, lefs everybody run! I reekon I can find something to do for tbo Ave of you. Are  yon with me?"  "Yes. sir," they -said promptly.  "Can I borrow a hammer or so off  yon, old man?' questioned Red of, the  smith.  -���������"t't-'rfctfniyrs^^  heartily.   "Take what you want"  "Muc-b obliged. And the gate hinges  are out of whack. Miss Saunders'  pinco, you know. Come over and takt  a squint lit 'cm In the near by and by.  will you? May as well fix it up all at  once.   Come ou, boys!"  It wus thus tbat tho greatest enter  prise that Fairfield lmd seen in many  a day was undertaken. Miss Muttle  was simply astounded ns tbe army  bore down upon tbe houso.  "Whatever tn tbo world Is Cousin  Will doing?" said she, but restins  strqng In tbe faith that It wns necessarily all right she, was content to  wait for dluner nnd nn explanation.  Not bo tbu postmhitrers. The agonies  of unrequited curiosity tbe worthy  woman suffered thnt morning until  she at last summoned np her ���������resolution and asked tbo smith plump oat  nnd out what it nil meant would have  to l*e experienced to be approbated.  And the emlth kept her haoglog foi  om'btle, too, saying to himself In Just**  ftcntlon thut It wasn't right tho wny  thnt old gnl hnd to get Into every.  body's business. Tho smith waa like  somo of tbo rest of us���������bo could ace  through a beam If it was In his o*wu  eyo,  _^        OHAPTEIt VI. |  RZ^tHBTRID was a great din ot,  III whacking ami hammering that!  Ill morning, Rod worked like a,  \, ' horse now, that ho bad oo������>l  pony. A sudden thought struck blm,  and ho wont into the houso.  "Wattle," Bald bo.  "Well, Will?" ,  ���������T seo a use for the rest of that alee,  big roast of beef I smell in the oven  -let's havo all those fallen stay te  dinner nnd glvo "era ono good feed.  What do you say?"  "Why, I'd llko to, Will, hot t don't  know-whorell I set themT  "Couple of boards outaldo fer a table���������let them alt on boxes or eomotblug.  Got platoa and things etsoagtr  "My, yea! Plenty of auch tbhtoxa,  Will.'* *  "Then ir It ain't too ratjcb ts*snhle ret  you we'll lot It g&"  ������������������No trouble nt aU, WUI-tt will be a  ���������rap-olnr plcnte."  "Doya, you'll eat with mt this day,"  aald Rod.  Tbey Bprefld tbo board table bswetib  on old npplo troe and cleaoed ap foe  tbe repeat lu the kitchen *rterw abed  with an apologotlo "Sorry to -trouble  you, Miss Saunders?' or such a metier as each wont In.  Just ns Miss Mottle was witbdra-a**  log tho meat from tbe oven there came  a knock at Um door.  , "uooUnwui, grodoaei* sbe ���������oxeietmoti*.  "Who eu������ that U> noir? Will. wUJ  yen see wbo tbtit Is? I cant go,"  "Burol" aald Red aod went to tat  door. Tbero stood two womoa of tbat  Indoflnlto portod between forty aud,  i sixty, very decently dsessed aad wltb-  aomo agitation vlstWe in the way 0>ay,  fussily adjusted voiioos parts of -flMtf  atHre.  Tbey aUrtsd at the eoddea ia������������ate1������  of the huge man wbo mid pU*asaatty.i  ���������How dsr do, ladiear  "Why, bow do yoa dor reptiei tat]  (taller Instantly and ta a votoe she bod  aaver beard btafore. "I bop* yev/'te  well, sir," a rexuait which flilsd ass!  with surprise. ,  ���������^Tbanka, I'm aW������ to asturas tfct-*������a������|  pwdicalar, as **oo ean see,'  Bed, wRh a b-Mdaatao ratio of  otmm  "How do yoa Sad youraeif r  "I'm pretty well," said the fl,  lady.  "1 low do yen eef  *Dttrned If wa slo't right teak wbeti,  we atarted from,*' mwraed Had ta  "If ire oae of tao laatuaaj 1  WATSON'S  i'      '| ' ������������������^���������iM"^^**********-**-     ii     Ii iiiiii|***������������*������������^M->*******������������',,i|iil...  ,     i,    ,  RiiBS of Scotch Whiskfles  k     A,Ai; ���������. . :.:,?.i.:1;.:,:.',i?,:.:,:.:,:'.  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Riding on locomotives and rt.il  way oars ol the , Union Colliery  Company by any person or per*  ���������ons���������except rain orow���������i-J ntrlotly  prohibited. Employees r.re sub*  lee todiiUiitHul for allowing sara*  By order  Kl'ANClfl D. LlTTI *  Manager.  iiiiiiirTir1"-'        * * ****  Get your Job Printing  done at the News.  HENRY'S NURSERIES.  Now growing in our Nurteriee  for thn Knll trHilei���������  W,000 Vttich, Aprl***ol, Vt-r'tHrlT,**. Ilhtr*.  ry, Plum, Trunr, Voar and Apple  ��������� in nil leading varieties,  100,000 Small Fruits.  1ft,'*vy������0rni������'m*'nlnn'T������**a. In all leedlw*  varieties for 11. C.  ���������Strictly homegrown and notsubjeot to  damage from fomigntlon.  Stock of Bulbs to arrive in Angnat from  Japan, Frs oe aad Holland.  Bee Supplies, -Spray l'umjs, Hoeda, Ete.  140 pof������CATAi.om*K PRKK,  mwmmmmmmmmmymammmmwmmmmmmmmmm.mnmmm'  Oreeihoasee, feed Sovshi aad  tost  Oftes Addre s,  ���������B01O VltfMIVSTBBBOAS,  Vancouver,  B.C  Vehicles, Im0nvffls,  *t ��������� ** ���������       > ^  Incubatorsf?Mc.tEtc.  MAitMM^ML  Every Tool        \|)\im^ Prices  and.  - ,_^^J^,^,^^^'      tT "#������������������ ���������^aWH*aaT*^^l*a^l^^aw  For the      /^SySHsHi^ '    Quali^  Farmer.      **^i^^|^L^|(S^  ������������������l-T'1'1 "I'M 1'1'M' .^^Sj-ii*^ ��������� 1"1"H"!"1 '1 "t' 1"H������  Walworth-Rplston Co. -^  H. Se ROLSTON. Managing Direotor.  Vaneouvep, 'Bo'C,  Se������ B. C. Emdc, Agent, CumbafUod, B. C.  The splendid Percberoa afcallion  "TOST 41T34"  (Color, Bay.   Weight, lb7f>.)  Sse   Posters  forHoute to begin  APRIL 8fd, 1908.    -  B, Crawford, Courtenay.  Torrni,    #3*0 Irtmuranoet  ���������ex-mam-  ! *tf*M'f'***i'f **��������������������������������������� *���������*���������!>���������*/ nt mJf-~m���������t.^f.lv.. l.-1-l-.'^I.J^f^f..   M  I'l**l 4**f"N"**^lfl"*l"*l'**ir4rl"'*1"������T|H"l'*l"*   "  ;: Cumberland Livery I  and Feed Stable...  ,JOHN   BRYDEN  Proprietor  FJRST : CLASS  RIGS ! OF ; ALL  KINDS   wood  j; and Coal  ii Hauled  Unnsinuir Avenue  -.CUMBERLAND,  B. C.  if>.Hi!t*riiit>f tty-iirtf  Kor Big Red'iici'io'oa for  Fire Insurance call and get  tales before insuring.  Wesley Willard  Ageut tortlic Royal  of Liverpool,  Wood's PhoeplioAins-  Tkt Ortot JtoaM  iimHcrfy.  ., Tont*i������odbivls'M������t������������,thowh(il*������  ^&ToofeUtt,ASv'.  [ankht ii. lmiMHoa*. tsper*  VW* o/Abna������or> Xtttom.  l?o\mmtfaa4m>ri  ,leren*e,OMm  CwtA'i dttoi Root Compoaid.  ^WUciwSSa������.������tt  Qvo, J^ighton of ConitcnayhM  on hand a tine line of buggies,  wagons, antJ farming machinery.  Mr. Uighton, is agent for McLaughlin Ot-ar Onggiea. 'itioae  rleaiMiia of gottiag anything in  this line ahnnld aea his atock ba-  fmt* hnying elao-where. Guurga  I.i,iglnoii Cosrtvnay 11. C.  TENDKRS-Will 1* reeclvtwl  up to August 7th, 1008, for thn  building nf as addition ami ap -  proaclithercto to the Unonami  Cninm TTnepital, Plans and  apocificatiooa may lmy emn et T. V.  Mmfrtnti'a.  Addre-a all Tenders to Ale*.  Son.frvflle, ft������retary of H^pital  \\ Hitd, Ck.iul������*tUnd.  i TH3E HEWS, (^BMlAMTX BRITISH COEXTMBI&  8'  .. WED9IN   GIFTS  At Stoddart, the   Jeweler!  Vou have  a Lara������ Stock to Select Frprh.  i Cut Glass, Sterling Silverl  ���������������������������df B)Ml*B������������������eitf sV  ..are the right goods for weddijg* gifts..  tfSISIIIiHHH������Hltl     miMHIHHIMIIOH  S. ISAKA,    PROPRIETOR  Ladies' and Gentlemen's Suits Made to Order  from 5-20 to $35    All Work First Class  Perfect Fit Guaranteed.  Banks  IV"  Funeral Dir^  tor  and  balrner  FOR SALE.  One 3j horse power gasoline  Engine, complete, with reversing  clutch, also propeller and shafting.  For particulars apply to C. Grant,  Cumberland, B. C.  I  Sumraer month* are BOVRIL  ���������Mths. A cup of BOVRIL  with a biscuit gives all  neceisary nutriment when  meat ts not rduhed.  Try a little BOVRIL m your  cantaed meat*.  BOVRIL  LOCAL    ITEMS.  .,   .at    ,."  Mr* McKenzio, of S. Leiser &Oo.  returned  by   Wednesday's  boat.  W, McKeon, left by Thursday's.  boat for Victoria.  -    i ii o     .; -,'/ ���������"  Mrs, Vipond, loft by Thursday's  boat for Nanaimo.  CUMBERLAND     &   UNION  WATERWORKS CO. LTD.  NOTICE,  RlCGULATIOHB FOB SFBINKMNO.  No person shall sprinkle or use  in any manner whatever the water  supplied, upon lawns, gardens  yards or grounds of any description  except during tiie following hours;  from 7 a. in. to 8 a.m..'and from 7  p. m. tcjr-,9rpTnl7n^rip^iiil*~tapff  must be repaired on or before the  20tli bt August next.  The supply of water will be cut  off without notice front all persons  not-complying with these regulations, and will not he again turned  on until the payment of a line of  ono dollar.  By order,  L. W. Nunns, Skc'y.  Cumberland, B. C. Aug, 3rd, 08  .������������������'������������������ \  i House Raising Re  newing it  Fotindatlona  Carefully Attende   to.  Cnnibe'rland,'' B.C.  Mtttcfttiittitaiiii  FOR SALE.  One "Steel Beauty"Hay Press;  Bails, handy bails ^from  100 tb 150 lbs; or trade, same for  cows,,* Also farm for sale.  Apply to Thos. Poarso, Cumber.  laiid; B. C. '..,,'.     ,  +4^4*+*4*+era>+a>e-4>a>4>e>*>4, e+e-ee+e+i  I      THE ROYAL BANK OF CANADA.  The finest the world prodnces***-  Kidgways, the tea of quality: Sold  bygrocers everywhere.   e>���������-=---  FOR SALE���������A young milch cow  good milker Apply to John Urqu-  hart, Courtenay, B. 0.  The Ladies Aid of St. George's  Presbyterian Church, intend hold  ing a sale of work in October,  Particulars later.  NOTICE.  CamtAt,. $3,900,000  Kbbkrvb,*}4,300,(XI0  Assets,  $46,400,000  Deposits, $33,700,000  ;,���������" * i,       Money Ordera  "  Rates.  t5 and underS      -      -      - 3 Cents  Over   *J6 and not exceeding 810 6 Cents  Over llOnndnot exoeediuK$30 10 Cents  Over $30 and not esceediuK 150 15 Cents  These Money Orders are payable without cost in any  Bnnk in Canada.  ���������  Chartered  Interest Added Four Times a Year in Savings Bank.  A B.NETHERBY,  4re)^4tve>4rv!9vw)*fve *)e)*)w4p  Manager.-,  Mr. W. Bailey, of Vancouver,  arrived by Friday,s boat.  FOR SALE.  ' *0' ' **������  _A^nchj4jmJesfrom town, 103  acres.,, partly 'cleared. For particulars apply to R. Hornal, Cumberland, B, C. ^^=^        ���������  The August "Rod and  Gun."  Mrs. McGregor, left by Thurs-  day's boat for Nnnnimo,  Henry Rifle, of the Union Brew-  cry, Nanaimo, is in town this week.  "   ii ���������*��������������� .i.i.  Mr* J, L,ivealey and the Misses  keslay, loft by Saturday's boat lor  Nantilino, , -,  Mmu Nash left,by Thursday's*  bout on a business trip to Van-  con ver.  Mra. I,. 0, McDonald, returned  by Tliuwlny's boat from JVnnaimo.  Mr., F, D. Little, Mrs, Freeman,  Much* M, and L. I-'ttle* Mia* Perry nnd Brownie Bodwell, left by  ri. H. Pilot for Victoria, Ittbttiuttir*  ���������.lav.  An Eye on the Future.  Tommy's maiden aunt:Jiad -called attention to some of that young  man's misdemeanors, thereby  causing hira to be '., punished.  Tommy pondered a while, then  asked, ''Papa, will little sister  Gladys be an aunt to my children  when I am a man I"  ;������Yea,'Tommy," answered his  father, much interested. Why do  .yon u������k? '('Cause she might a*  well got married and hnve a horn *  Iter own, for I don't intend to  pw uuy aunts to stay around my  house, making trouble for my  children."���������-Wotiian's Home Com-  paiiion for August.  All parties owning cows are hereby notified that all bells must be  ���������removed from cows during prohibited hours, otherwise the .pound  By-Law will be enforced.  By order of the City Council.  AiMcKlNNON,  City Clerk.  alley Notes.  Mr. J. D. McLennon, of Field,  B. C. is the guest of Mr. and Mrs.  Alex. Urquhart.  K.A1DA  Merchant  TAILOR  LADIES' TAILOR-MADE COSTUMES A SPECIALTY  SUITS mnOH TO  b^DEf* and  IH ANV STYliH YOU CtllSH.  PERFECT FIT GUARANTEED.  Prices From $20 to $40.  CUMBERLAND,  B. C.  Tl"l"l"*f"f-'l"f*'l"f"f"l"y"f"T''T"f"l"������''T**������"I**f''   *l*'I--I"t*'l"l*,l-'I"I*,I,,I*,I������,I"I''l*'I"t*'I**I**I"!''f  The Rev, Thos. Meuzie's brother. J>r. Menzies. of China preach^  ed at Sandwick and Courtenay, tu  July 20th. He* left on the following -Monday for his old home in  the cast, where he will visit friends  and relatives; after which he will  return to China where he bas been  engaged in missionary "work for  the past thirteen years.  if  ". lUrry McLean, left a few  "^o for Vancouver, having  ;btuii,ud a position In that city.        ejt        'in.  Mr. aud Mrs. John Dalby, of  Vi"iurfft' relative* of Mr, P. Dalby,  arrived at Union Buy,.by Friday's  b >*'t :nui are the guest* *>f M*������ R"**  Mra. -Uiwi*, of r������������������iiij V-,*j.  II. M. 8, figaria, left Comb* last  Inst Friday for the Behring Sea.  In the writo up of the New  Westminster Exhibit in last week*  issnb the word ������������������fruit" was omit-  ted,-r*|t should have wad: "they  ask tlio assistance of all growers  of Dowers, fruit, grain and vegetables, both in tho valley and on  tho islandi."  Union Bay, July 00.���������The  steamer Georgia of the Canadian*  Mexican Hue had ouu of the Chi-  neso crow desert while tho steamer  was bunkering here. Ho got away  from the ship yesterday and al  though Inarch was made for him  lie was not found up to the time  of-.the ship's sailing for Victoria  liiK*-i������-0������S*������.:*> AmH2..I, W,,h.eiday ni������ht,   and Cautaii,  Ihe wife of Mr.  iM������^4k������������>ilft-N^>,n,onl of lhu ftt'������rKia ���������  ohligfd to pay $G0U to the cus-  tnms niithorTtm.   Tt   ia   thought  the Chinaman ia in  hiding with  friends here or at Cumberland.  t  a sou  Mm. C. Paruhain   and   Mi****  J.I*K������y srrlvwl Ivnoe n fow dnja  ui" aiit-r str-udlng   a  mint en  j,,jab','    holniay    at     t-ampbo'l  tlv*r  MiaM'sOlyn and Vivian Data,  b-sre by Thsrtday'a lioat w������ rout*'  lot ^ul oi.. B. U,  y������*. Iv- W<*le and family ra-  f,i roi] ly V'edoeadaj's boat fnwn  X na it.o.  tit-. Mark Mmfrtt,nlnrtwA \tf  Frida)^ lent from Hennimo.  MAK1NK.  ITnion bay, B. C, Jnly- 80 -  Str*. Qnaen, Frinceis May, Dnnar  inuir and Dola coded bare yesterday.  Tie barge Baroda ia loading a  car^o of coai.  Sir. Oynarie arrived today for  bnnker coal,  Auatralian linvr Anrangi will  arrive Irom Vaneoaver totnotroa  tor banket* cam)*  In the distinctive fashion which  ha<������ gained for "Rod and Gun* and  Motor sports in  Canada,"   published by  W. J. Taylor,  Wood--  stock Out,, tho character of the  best interpreter of the feelings of  sportsmen throughout the Dominion,  the opening articlo  of the  August number deals with  yacht-  ii'lijj. "Atu time M'hen everyone's  tlfonglfts are upon cool   waters,  this line account, finely illustrated,  of tho Royal Capo Breton Yacht  Squadron is must appropriate nt.d  will be read with sympathetic in-  tutrtist by   many    renders.    Tho  story of the fiist Rocky Mountain  Goat bred in captivity is one ap-  'pehllng even to a wider circle than  sportsmen, and nature lovers  of  all kinds can be recommended to  this'article,   "Cycling   through  British Columbia" opens up anew  Held and the account of a youug  employee roach ing a remote Hudson Bay Post on his -wheel fur���������  nlshos an intero*-tJi)g though not  exltable   account of nu unusual  trip.   In tho Glow uf tho Camp  Fire rocalU to mind pleasant evenings passed far away from civilization, its cares and   troubloi,  and makes mie wish for a repetition    of   the   experience.    Big  Game Conditions In Now Brunswick, dlscuwod by that   veteran  guide,   Adam Moore, flailing  in  Itltf l\.WO.nnf   L������k<. ������..; J Ri .'vi   -*'.''!  wi account uf P,v.'vvtii>������ wv.l ul  British Columbia show how thoroughly tho whole Dominion ia  cn'cred nnd aportmnen made  o igMieaut, tlin-ugri viie Mt4ga/.i\i������,  of condltioiis prevailing in the  different Province*. There are  othsr articles and stories in plenty  and ao open, season tablo ihoutd  prove particularly useful to both  ���������widen! and visiting aportrmen.  AVhataver opinions may be held  a-out dog* in ������le*r banting the  papereni il*,-*! A Pw Words on  Bclialf of ������>-ir Vs.. ��������� iii^ Deer by  Mr. Jam"- IW-V* * *( o, T.. S.  a'-ronld be rm I '���������>��������� .al. Hie view*  ���������f tueli au vvj'-iianced veteran,  li, waver une may diffir from ������l������em,  an* worthy ot earvful eonaidera-  Uon,   The wh-de rinmh**r ia al-  Some one entered the residence  of Mr. Joo Fitzgerald one night  last week and ransacked the house  but as far as known nothing has  'been taken,  TO THE PUBLIC;  We beg to inform the Public of Cumberland and District that! ���������  on April 20tb we purchased the milk businessof Mr, S. Piercy ;*  ���������* of Sandwick, and are prepared to deliver pure milk daily, also * *  ��������� ��������� butter, eggs and otber farm produce. With careful attention ��������� ���������  ���������j* we hope to retain inost of Mr. Piercey's old custoinors. 4r  .*������{4������*������*.  Abe &, Itb,  HTIV      'Vl^l���������Vye"  ~t*-WrH������  CiMBEBllll  PAIIT  ���������������������������������@BIS  We are pltm.s.**l to learn that Mr  Thos, Graham is recovering from  hit* accident and will soon be able  to be around again.  The C. T. and M. I. S. is grow-  ing so rapidly, that thero is somo  talk of dividing it up und making  two societies, one for the grown  people and one for tho children,  We expect to havo local option iu  the valley soon.  ���������a i "���������  Jones says that "the country is  all right if it wasn't for those infernal cows." So it seems to be  the cows that are keeping the  couutry down,   m'   "i   " '  Painting* Paper Hanging, Knleomln  Ing;, Sign Painting.* Buggy Painting.  Pries Lwotre than Elsewhere Good Workmanship  le.va Orleri at J. Mc?hao & Sons  CHAS HERAPER,  -    -   Courtenay, B. C.  aM���������t������M������������tC)������MO������M���������)'8������     mH99m^9^*it9ty*ie���������9*i9fi90  i!5i?\L-*.nL  JEWKLRY,   WATCHES,     TABI^E  WARE,    LEATHER    and    FANCY  SILVER-  GOODS.  Mr. O. fl, Foehuer eulipaed all  records tho other day by catching  a trout In the courtenay riv������r  weighing 10| lbs. Mr. Kochner in  a well known angler, ami a pn *  fMaimial in that line, and the  ������������������upecklod beauty" that he caj--  t ii red wns ono of the largust. if not  tho largest that has ovor been  caught in tho district,  KP* We intend to do some deep cutting. A choice  for everyone to profit at this sale, WATCHES  JEWELRY and CLOCK REPAIRING a business  with us.   All work Guaranteed.  at T. D. McLEANS  "Where are you golngt lam froing to the Oomas Co-operative Meat  Market, where I can got a Nioa, Tender, Juicy Roast ot Meat! No Bone,  All Moat,  Comox Co-operative Society.  R, Webster, Manager.  ���������+*"Mm+������������������������������������w������������������������������#������ ���������������������������������������������<  A Unique Leap.Year Dance. Hj  ���������     ,,     , ���������    * ,      >.,  /Ill  AlViACiltO  ICtll,    l������Mi   u..,vv .���������  daaoribed in Womoii'a Home Com*  paniou for August. Ea'ch girl  sendi to the gentlemen ahe has  clioaen to bo her escort, an Invitation to the dance, suiting at  what time, lie should call for her.  The girl* agree among them-  selves to exchange places, und each  girl is masked and d reused to rep-  l-went aome distinguished character, Whon tlte gm������*f������ have a!!  arrived at the-hall, tacit man ia  given a slip of paper and a pencl',  to gaeta wbo each -girl is. A  prixetmsy be ���������gf-mt to the one  gneasing th* mt-ftl tiovvtietty.  Bofore tinmnaking, each man  baa lit* tftrst donee with tit*? girt  arltit whom he came-   Aftcrwanla  rt mm the nnuijuliiii*/, and Uteaiir  , pri������������-���������if tli* girl lias   played ber  muat tho best   of   many   g*^' ������a.t ���������avll.  m  f^MAROCCHI BROS.^  GROCERS   8c   BAKERS  AND PROPRIETORS OP  CUMBERLAND BOTTLING WORK8  Agents for Union Brewing Oompany'i BEER and  PORTER.     Wholesale Dealers in all Kinds of  Wines and Mquors.  SECOND     STREET  Siddall,   The  Tailor.  Has opened Business in McUod's Store.  HmWtfOM������������fM������.mMtMMM<M<M������������tH������  i

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